The campus of Hesston is in Hesston, KS, which is a town not particularly near any major cities. Its Mennonite Church nature is one of the defining aspects of the school. Hesston is a private, not-for-profit institution. Degrees at the school include, at the school's highest level, the Associate's degree.
Hesston is known for its programs in liberal arts, religion and philosophy.
Its open admissions system makes the school an attractive choice for many applicants.
Hesston maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges.
In 2007-2008, the school had 432 students enrolled (389 full-time equivalent).
Hesston has a residential or campus feel. The school offers dorm rooms to a higher percentage of its students than do most colleges. Hesston offers students meal plans. The school offers athletic financial aid to more of its students than do most colleges.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"Hesston College, the two-year college of Mennonite Church USA, educates and nurtures each student within Christ-centered community, integrating thought, life, and faith for service to others in the church and the world."
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Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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